Meet Roetz Life - the e-bike that's designed to last forever

Amsterdam brand's modular system aims to reduce electronic waste and claims to be 'the only and last e-bike you need'

Roetz Life ebike uses a modular system to extend the life of the bike
(Image credit: Roetz Bikes)

While the best electric bikes are part of a sustainable transport solution, they’re also part of a significant problem. Electronic waste. 

The growth in popularity of e-bikes means they will soon join broken and discarded computers, tablets and phones in refuse sites around the world. E-bikes are especially problematic given the relatively short life of their batteries as well as the cost of replacing them. But Roetz Bikes believes it has the answer.

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Freelance writer

Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.